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Growing orchids in a group better?

This is a discussion on Growing orchids in a group better? within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Does anyone else think orchids, or any other plant for the matter, grow better near ...

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    Default Growing orchids in a group better?

    Does anyone else think orchids, or any other plant for the matter, grow better near other plants rather than on their own?

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    I have a very cramped grow space... so I place all my plants near each other... most of them even touching the others leaves. And they do seem to grow well, i think its because of the
    extra humidity they provide to each other, but of course if one gets sick I have to immediately separate them as I've encountered before where the fungal rot spreads rapidly among them.

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    Extra humidity by grouping plants is always a plus.

    Cheers,
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    Grouping plants is best when they are most treated with fungicide and pesticide, and higher humidity.

    Giving them a warm moist air and organic fertilizers will reward you vigorous growth and blooms.

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    I see you are in the Philippines, do you think that would be the same for most places in the world? I am in Florida. What fertilizer, fungi side and pesticide do you think is best?

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